A NEW DAY

Robin Brownlee
June 28 2015 08:02AM

NewDay

The Edmonton Oilers have been selling hope for so long without coming remotely close to delivering results to fans, it’s completely understandable a sizeable segment of their long-suffering faithful is taking a show-me-don’t-tell-me stance. I’ve resided in that camp awhile.

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FOREPLAY: THE NEXT 48 HOURS

Robin Brownlee
June 24 2015 09:00AM

TwoMoreSleeps

Fans of the Edmonton Oilers will be fist-pumping until they need Tommy John surgery when GM Peter Chiarelli calls Connor McDavid’s name with the first overall pick at the NHL Entry Draft Friday, and rightfully so. That goes without saying.

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TWO FOR THE TWINE

Robin Brownlee
June 19 2015 09:30AM

We know the Edmonton Oilers need an upgrade in goal and we’ve been led to believe there might be a masked man to be had in Cam Talbot of the New York Rangers or Eddie Lack of the Vancouver Canucks capable of filling that need.

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SWEET SIXTEEN?

Robin Brownlee
June 14 2015 01:00PM

WhatToDo

Some hockey pundits have suggested the 2015 NHL Entry Draft might be the deepest in terms of talent since the 2003 class. So, after the Edmonton Oilers select Connor McDavid with the first overall pick, do they move the 16 th pick they got from Pittsburgh or trade it?

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THIS, THAT AND THE OTHER THING

Robin Brownlee
June 11 2015 09:00AM

RearviewMirror

Todd Nelson likely could have stayed with the Edmonton Oilers as part of Todd McLellan’s staff, but he sees himself as a head coach and that’s been enough to prompt him to leave the Oilers and familiarity behind for some uncharted waters in the AHL. I can respect that.

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